Tessa Thompson Supports #FemaleFilmmakerFriday With A Flashback To Sundance

Thor: Ragnarok breakout star Tessa Thompson (who we’ll admit we loved before then, but she really was amazing) is not afraid to show her support in shirt form.   My current favorite Friday themed hashtag on the social medias, #FemaleFilmmakerFriday, is a celebration of all the wonderful females working in the film industry.

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Thompson wanted to show her love of some of the notable female directors, and did so with a pretty fabulous red top during a Sunday luncheon last week during Sundance.

You can see her flashback friday post here on her instagram:

“Ava, Greta, Patty, & Dee” the shirt reads, referring to directors Ava Duvernay (Disney’s A Wrinkle in Time) Oscar nominee Greta Gerwig (Lady Bird), Patty Jenkins (Wonder Woman) and Dee Rees (Mudbound).

A quick gander through the #FemaleFilmmakerFriday tag on twitter results in some pretty great moments, like this one from Duvernay:

Queen Latifah posted about working with Dee Rees:

While not tagged with the Female Filmmaker’s line, Vikings star Katheryn Winnick *is* stepping into her first director gig for the next season of the series:

This one from Jane the Virgin star Gina Rodriguez:

https://twitter.com/HereIsGina/status/957036854578069505

America Ferrera posted about her experience:

Even Netflix got in on the tag:

The upcoming Freeform Marvel series Cloak & Dagger director Gina Prince-Bythewood posted this shot:

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